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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7482
Date: 
1940-1945
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 5.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Circular blue rayon patch with two interlocking yellow rings in center that are flanked by yellow wings on both sides; inside bottom ring is a white star with red center.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a soldier in the Air Force on the sleeve of his jacket. WWII era 8th Air Force shoulder patch.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson, 1946
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group